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"The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

* SafeSlinger Exchange Developer

market download NOTE: This is an app made for security developers.

If you want to experience a full implementation of the open source SafeSlinger Exchange library, try the SafeSlinger Messenger app:

The open source SafeSlinger Exchange library is a secure and easy to use method of exchanging public keys or other authentication data, with strong protection from Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attacks. Our goal is to make exchanging public keys as simple as possible without sacrificing security.

Library Features:
- Open source makes security audits easy.
- The only secure simultaneous key exchange for up to 10 people.
- Easy to implement and use.
- Cross platform.
- Protection from Man-In-The-Middle attacks during key exchanges.
- Exchange keys either in person or remote.

1. Must be installed on a minimum of 2 devices.
2. An Internet connection must be active.
3. 'Server Host Name' can be your own server, OR use ours listed on our Github docs.
4. 'My Secret' can be any personal information to share with others.

Source Code:
Project Website:
Research Paper:

Related Terms: Safe, Slinger, Key, KeySlinger, Exchange, Security, Identity, Privacy, ad hoc, Public, Private, Cryptography, Diffie-Hellman, MITM, GITM, SHA3, Authenticate, Encrypt, Sign, Verify, Decrypt.

Recent changes:
- Restored verbose progress messages during exchange.
- Language updates.
- Stability fixes.

Content rating: Everyone

Author: Carnegie Mellon CyLab
Version: 1.8.1
Market link: edu.cmu.cylab.starslinger.demo
Web site:

Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: 50-100
Market rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Libraries & Demo

Added: 2014-10-30
Updated: 2015-01-10
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